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all-important millennial vote here in florida. we continue our team coverage looking at the road closures that the clinton visit will cost. >> it will be busy in downtown tampa. this is close to the river. this is right in front of ashley drive. whenever there are events there it usually gets pretty busy but you will see extra security detail and north and southbound ashley will be closed. the events tech 30. before then people will arrive around noon or so. just keep in mind, usually around 11:00 that is when it tends to get really bogged down there. you want take the side roads and allow for extra time on 275 because the exit ashley -- the exit to ashley may be closed .
outright that he needs florida to have a shot at winning the white house. he spent the last several days crisscrossing the state trying to rally support. one issue he is pouncing on is the latest projections of double-digit premium hikes of obama care. speaking in sanford he claims clinton will double down on obama care and cost consumers more. >> because hillary clinton wants to double up, and triple up on obama care. the numbers will go through the roof. and in the end it is not affordable. >> this morning donald trump is taking a quick break from campaigning to open his new hotel in washington dc. the family will participate in the ribbon-cutting. already 1.6 million people have cast their ballots ahead of election
so far the republicans have a slight edge in the turnout. the numbers show that more than 665,000 republicans have cast ballots compared to more than 650,000 democrats pick the remaining voters have no party affiliation. donald trump's comments about a rigged system has put a spotlight on the whole election process. >> it really has. we are getting a lot of emails and phone calls every day at the polls. mary mcguire joins us now live. mary, some people are concerned that their votes will count. >> reporter: bay shore are. early voting -- bay shore are -- they sure are. there are just some voters that think it is just not right.
voter card in the mail he knew something was all because -- off because there was a woman's name for his address. >> why couldn't someone -- if i wanted to come and give it to them and let them go over there during early voting, show them this card and vote? >> reporter: the supervisor of elections tell us he will try to get to the bottom of how this could have happened. he's going to nd the woman just doesn't live there. in order to reassure voters that the system does work, the election canvassing board will be -- meet at 10 am to test out all of the voting machines. this is open to the public especially for those who think that fraud may be going on or the system is rigged. >> i know a lot of people just want some peace of mind.>> a river ride at tampa busch gardens is closed after 4
at an australia amusement park. to writers were killed when they were thrown from their raft, another 2 died in the conveyor that moves the raft. 2 children survived to this tragedy, however their mother did not. >> you saw the kids on board screaming while there mother was trapped under. >> while there has never been an accident on the congo river rapids, officials are concerned. they had issued a statement explaining to have closed the tampa right. there is no word on when or if it may reopen. time now is 4:38: we really have another great day on tap. this stretch of nice warm sunny weather is not going anywhere anytime soon. we start in the mid 60s. we go from 67 down to 66 at 80 amp then the sun gets up and we
we are above average. our humidities slowly creeping higher but not expecting much rain. the rain chance is less than 10 percent. we get closer to halloween and nothing scary there. look at this a day temperature trend. we have 85, 85, 85, 84, 84, 84, 84. there is not much change but we will take it.>> that sounds like the durand durand album when they they were great. let's take a look at traffic. we have pretty good speeds out in new port richey. 12 minutes on state road 54. us 19 looks great through the palm harbor area. we do have a collision south on i 75. that is right by the sun city boulevard exit. it is tying up
delays. we will keep an eye on that, meanwhile we have great drive in downtown tampa right now. a 2-year-old boy is recovering after pretty scary fall from a second-floor window at the royal palm terrorist apartments -- terrace apartments . >> the boy's mother was cleaning their apartment when he heard -- when she heard her older son window. the mother ran to the window and found that her son had fallen 15 feet to the ground. >> you hear it and so much goes racing through your mind like what happened. being a former medic and thinking about the scenario i was hoping for the best for the family and the baby. right now it looks like the 2-year-old for the baby will be okay. a bay area little league is getting a helping hand from the community but it will not last
the little lake and it is popular. the company is still holding onto $35,000 in registration fees. the president of the league is still getting the runaround. >> my dog died, sorry i have been out of town, i have been sick, we have heard a lot of excuses why they cannot give us the money. >> the league is having the trouble keeping the lights on during games that is how serious it is especially as our days get shorter. the company holding the money has been asked y will let you know when we hear back. if you're still king -- cleaning up after hurricane hermine, time is running out to take advantage of local 8. a recovery centers closing soon, but when it does you can still apply for help. congress getting involved in the scandal sparking national outrage. what the house oversight committee is demanding on that national guard story. what they are telling them to do, and what
scandal pier deserving order to repay money received more than 10 years ago most as incentives to serve in iraq and afghanistan following the september 11 attacks. now it was -- seems that some that received those bonuses were not eligible. it is not just the white house getting involved, the secretary of defense is weighing in as well. >> i am aware of the specific issue that you are speaking of. it has it's and we are going to look into it and resolve it. >> paul ryan is joining several lawmakers asking the pentagon to immediately suspend efforts to recover these overpayments. nancy pelosi who represents california is calling for legislation to end this debt recovery. the department of motor vehicle is claiming aging equipment and an unplanned move for it's computer problems the
needs to be replaced, but that is not expected to happen until june 2017. time is running out for people in pasco county who need some help cleaning up after hurricane hermine. the recovery center is set to close on saturday. it has been helping residents and businesses register for help from fema. those doors close sharp, at noonn assistance after that can still directly apply through fema. of violent alleged killer is on the loose in oklahoma, and no one seems to know where he is. 38-year-old michael vance is wanted for a string of crimes including killing his aunt and uncle and shooting 2 police officers. he had a hit list targeting several more people. the fbi's coordinating the search.
pile has been charged with attempted court. the charges stem from a racial profiling case where a judge ordered him to stop targeting latinos during immigration sweeps. if convicted, he could face up to 6 months in prison but legal experts say it is likely he will serve anytime. apple's 15 your streak is over. they have had the first annual sales declined since 2001. sales fell. this comes after a record $234 billion in 2015. officials explained the sale declined is closely connected to the falling sales for the iphone. chipotle also seems to be struggling after a food safety scare when e. coli broke out last year and sickened some customers.
straight quarter of sales declined. >> here's a dose of cuteness to start your wednesday morning . >> i saw this yesterday. we knew it was coming. some puppies at the airport, that is a given. these are not just any puppies. look how sweet. they are the southeastern guide dogs in training at the clearwater airport. this organization does an amazing job. help to grow up and be guard dogs and some teenagers are getting some good training as well. >> it is really front to bring your puppy everywhere with you. i love to tell people about this organization and the great stuff that they do. >> we love being invited to events like this. they do a terrific job.
in palmetto. to have a big facility there. that could take anywhere from 4 months to a year. the dogs are matched with their handlers who have visual impairments. it is a long process, but they save lives. >> amazing work. if you ever get the chance you should stop by and see the compound there in palmetto. nothing like petting a puppy; right? >> i have can just sign up on there website to go for puppy hugging . max defender 8 right now not seeing any rainfall for you as you get this wednesday started. not many clouds either. 66 degrees at 8 am. warming up to 70. warming up to 78 by noon. we are significantly warmer right now than this time yesterday. a very nice range of temperatures in the low to mid 60s. i even checked in with bob in
high-pressure will keep us high and dry. it will slowly shift out into the atlantic giving us an easy breeze. it will stay breezy but also stay with rain chances less than 10 percent over the next 8 days. even a cold front to our north it doesn't really come through. we are either 85 or 84 every single day. right now we do have a collision south on i 75 right at sun ci seeing any delays. another crash county line road and new tampa highway. that is a look at weather and traffic on the 8s. back to you. target is getting a jump on the holiday spirit. >> coming up, how you can take advantage of some early free shipping this holiday season. was google high-speed internet will not come to tampa anytime soon despite the bay area being on the shortlist for expansion. we will show you what changed and why this is happening. you are watching
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a rally and it could impact your commute home tonight. >> thousands are expected to show up. we will show you where the most congestion is expected. plus he really didn't think this one through. this church burglar got away with something despite some very poor planning . >> let's take you live outside on this wednesday morning. beautiful downtown tampa. it feels delightful out there. weather and traffic on the 8s is 3 minutes away. closed captioning is brought to
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4:58 on this wednesday and it is a clear start to the day. 65 degrees at tampa international. we will warm up to 85 with a few clouds out there. we will drop down to 60 degrees tonight. i will have your rain chances for the rest of the week coming up. right now in pinellas county we do have a new crash that popped up.
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i'm andrew warren. as state attorney, i'll make our county safer for our families. hillary clinton will campaign in tampa today. just ahead, wife winning tampa and donald trump. plus obama care is soaring forcing some americans out of healthcare. the indians take game one of the world series. how they did it and why the cubs manager isn't worried. good morning, it is wednesday welcomed news channel 8 today. >> let's get you out the door